“Consent” in the news

Example collocations

age of consent
informed consent
mutual consent
parental consent
without the consent

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Michaela Coel: ‘The secret to relationships is being happy by yourself’  
That made me create a show exploring the line between consent and rape.
· Black Lives Matter sues Bill Barr for order that led to tear gas attack on peaceful protesters  
The court’s opinion suggests that, in order to overcome qualified immunity, the woman would have had to produce a binding precedent holding that when a homeowner gives police consent to enter their home, that consent does not include permission to smash windows or to fire chemical weapons into the house.
The New York Times
· City Summer, Country Summer  
We tried to make ourselves laugh because laughing was how we worried, how we consented to love and how we said I’d like you to love me.
The Guardian
· Denílson: 'When I left Arsenal my mind wasn't in the right place'  
He joined São Paulo permanently after Arsenal cancelled his contract by mutual consent in 2013.
The Japan Times
· MLB players say teams ‘depriving America of baseball games’  
Bruce Meyer, the union’s chief negotiator, sent a letter to Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem on Friday threatening that an attempt to play without an agreement could lead players to block any attempt to expand the playoffs and deny consent to neutral-site games in the postseason.
· Trump's photo op pushed General Mattis to finally speak truth to power  
Among the facts “submitted to a candid world,” they argued the king had “affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power,” maintained “Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures” and quartered “large bodies of armed troops among us.” In other words, they were determined to make sure military and political leaders worked together for the common good — and to make sure no single leader could unilaterally use the military for his or her own political purpose.
The Age
· Aboriginal prisoner, aged 40, dies after collapsing at Acacia Prison  
Teach people around you as you learn – remember silence implies consent.
The Independent
· How to support the Black Lives Matter movement even if you can’t attend the protests  
The petition is also demanding the “appointment of an independent special prosecutor to lead the federal government’s full and impartial investigation of the murder of George Floyd”, the “resinstitution by the Department of Justice of consent decrees on police departments and municipal governments across this country that have demonstrated patterns of racism towards and mistreatment of people of colour” and the “sweeping police reform–federal legislation mandating a zero-tolerance approach in penalising and/or prosecuting police officers who kill unarmed, non-violent, and non-resisting individuals in an arrest”.
Seeking Alpha
· S&P 500 Weekly Update: The Secular Bull Market Rolls On  
The Senate passed the House-approved extension of the Paycheck Protection Program by unanimous consent.
The China Post
· New Taipei City mayor possibly next to be recalled: Ko Wen-je  
According to data released by the Kaohsiung City Election Commission on May 29, the total number of Kaohsiung voters in this recall is 2,299,981, a quarter of which is 574,996, and if the consent votes do not reach this threshold, the recall is thus rejected.